Auction 136, Lot 398

"Pas kaart van de Zuyd kust van Cuba en van Geheel Yamaica…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Zee-Fakkel

Color: Hand Color

23 x 20.3 inches
58.4 x 51.6 cm

Fine sea chart covering the southern part of Cuba, all of Jamaica, the western tip of Hispaniola and a bit of the Honduras coastline. Insets of Oristan Bay and Yamaica Bay fill the upper right corner. The chart is finely engraved with rhumb lines, two compass roses, a sailing ship and a great title cartouche featuring a Native American, panthers and a large snake.

References: Cueto #33.

Condition: B+

Tight upper margin with two tiny tears that have been repaired on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,400


Closed on 6/1/2011